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Under the Radar

Presented by Charleston magazine, the City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs, & the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art
Last fall, we put the word out for up-and-coming visual artists in the Tricounty region to submit their work for our competition and Piccolo Spoleto exhibition. Of the 170 entrants, our panel of judges selected eight winners. Here, take a look at the drawings, mixed media, paintings, photography, and installations by these talented artists who demand our attention. (Click the thumbnail to learn more about each artist and to see their work.)

 

Winners

Lauren Frances Moore

Greg Hart

Nina Garner

Rebecca West Fraser

Alan Jackson

Conrad Guevara

DH Cooper

Melinda Mead


Judges

Meet our panel, who reviewed and scored all submitted work online and then convened to select the eight winners from the highest ranking entrants

Jarod Charzewski sculptor & faculty member of College of Charleston’s Studio Art Department

Erin Glaze  exhibition co-curator & coordinator of City Gallery at Waterfront Park

Ellen Dressler Moryl      director of City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs & founding director of Piccolo Spoleto Festival

Karen Ann Myers artist & executive director of Redux Contemporary Art Center

Colin Quashie artist

Darcy Shankland editor-in-chief of Charleston magazine

Rebecca Silberman exhibition co-curator & program coordinator of Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art

Mark Sloan director & senior curator at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art


“Contemporary Charleston 2011: Under the Radar”
 Emerging Artist Competition & Piccolo Spoleto Exhibition May 26 - July 31, 2011 City Gallery at Waterfront Park 34 Prioleau St., Charleston

View the winners’ work during the Piccolo Spoleto exhibition and meet the artists at the Opening Reception: Thursday, May 26, 2011, 6-8 p.m.
All artwork is available for sale, with 20 percent of the proceeds benefiting the City Gallery at Waterfront Park. Operated by the City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs, the City Gallery at Waterfront Park is an admission-free venue for contemporary art that focuses on broadening Charleston’s arts outlook through new, vital, and innovative artwork.
For more information, call (843) 958-6484 or visit www.charlestonmag.com/undertheradar or www.citygalleryatwaterfrontpark.com.

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